[LINK] Fwd: Please confirm your message

Ivan Trundle ivan at itrundle.com
Wed Dec 6 13:10:27 AEDT 2006

On 06/12/2006, at 11:53 AM, Adam Todd wrote:

> At 11:22 PM 4/12/2006, Ivan Trundle wrote:
>> On 04/12/2006, at 9:37 PM, Adam Todd wrote <lots, omitted here>:
>> This is the kind of annoyance that only wastes everyone's time on the
>> net - and I'm not prepared to suffer the consequences of such a
>> challenge/response regime.
> I just wanted to ask one question.
> When you subscribe to a mail list (or e-bay, or yahoo, or msn,  
> or ...), 99.9% have a challenge process of sending you an email,  
> which often takes hours to come to you, and then you reply to the  
> email or click on a link.
> Does this offend you as much as reducing spam and increase  
> productivity in private communications?

It offends me that you are comparing apples with oranges, but this  
aside, I'll leave that for you to discuss with those who have opted  
in to your challenge/response system. You've already suggested that  
your system doesn't reduce spam, so why bother?

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